Country Director World Bank Calls on Advisor on Finance  Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

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ISLAMABAD, June 18 (APP): Country Director World Bank Patchamuthu Illangovan here on Tuesday met with the Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh and indetail discussed the matters pertaining to mutual interest and bilateral cooperation.

 

At the outset the Adviser thanked the World Bank Team for extending their continuous support to the Government of Pakistan in its efforts to achieve the sustainable economic development of the country.

 

He also appreciated the World Bank relationship with Pakistan and desired the programs implementing agencies to put their best efforts to implement their respective programs to help achieving the programs objectives.

Later three loan agreements worth US$ 918.0 million were signed between Pakistan and World Bank.

 

The signed agreements include Pakistan Raises Revenue Program worth US$400.0 million, Program for Higher Education Development in Pakistan worth US$400.0 million and a project worth US$118.0 million for Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Revenue Mobilization and Resource Management Program.

 

VNS Islamabad